Koraput: A manager of a stone crusher unit suffered critical bullet injuries after being shot by unidentified miscreants at Silipandi under Nandapur block of Koraput district last night.
The victim has been identified as Prasad Rao.
According to sources, some unidentified miscreants reached the stone crusher unit located at Silipandi and opened fire on Rao. The miscreants soon after the incident fled the spot. On being informed about the matter, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter.
The manager was immediately rescued and admitted to a nearby hospital. Later, he was shifted to Visakhapatnam hospital as his health condition deteriorated.
While the exact motive behind firing is unclear, police have reportedly detained one person in connection with the case, added sources.